ISTRY OF DEFENCE
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PERMANENT UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE
10 October 2011
Review of the Defence Secretary’s meetings with Adam Werritty
You asked me for a summary of my interim findings.
2. The information and conclusions in this note are drawn from an analysisof the Secretary of State’s diary and from conversations with some of the keyparties. There has not yet been time for a thorough analysis of the evidence;this will be conducted this week. I have commissioned a trawl for the emailand electronic evidence on:
Details from Dr Fox’s diary for the 18 trips (including holidays) on whichit is believed that Adam Werritty was present.
Details of who else was present on these trips and who attended whichformal and informal event.
Emails, diplomatic telegrams, trip reports from the MOD internationalteams, and Private Office meeting notes from these visits.
Correspondence about diary dates concerning these trips – to establishwhether staff from the Secretary of State’s Private Office provided informationto Adam Werritty about dates, timings and locations of visits.
Emails between the Private Office and Adam Werritty to establish whether information (other than in connection with the diary) was communicated to Mr